The Night They Raided Minsky's

  • 1968
  • Movie
  • M
  • Comedy

The rise of burlesque theater is chronicled in this lively, bawdy, and charmingly tasteless comedy produced and cowritten by Norman Lear and directed by William Friedkin. The main thrust of the plot involves Amish-raised Ekland, who rejects her upbringing and travels to the New York City of the 1920s, seeking to convert lost souls as a religious-scene dancer....read more

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02:50 — A naive Amish young woman runs away from her home in Pennsylvania to New York City where she hopes to act in religious stage plays but ends up perform (more…)

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  • Review: The rise of burlesque theater is chronicled in this lively, bawdy, and charmingly tasteless comedy produced and cowritten by Norman Lear and directed by William Friedkin. The main thrust of the plot involves Amish-raised Ekland, who rejects her upbringing… (more)

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